Mishcon de Reya LLP

Immigration: Business Department

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What the team is known for Leading firm for international technology and media clients, as well as individual business people. Continues to advise corporate clients on Tier 2 visa and Tier 5 visa applications. Also acts for entrepreneurs on a full range of business and personal immigration matters. Notable expertise handling the transfer of employees from the USA to the UK.

Strengths A source reports: "They were always available whenever we had questions and they took the time to explain the processes and the regulations."

Another adds: "They were quick to understand my situation and come up with solutions, and they kept me abreast of everything."

Work highlights Assisted tech start-up Qubit Digital with the transfer of employees from its US offices.

Notable practitioners

Kamal Rahman
heads the immigration group. Her work for companies includes advice on obtaining Tier 2 sponsor licences, as well as assisting with general compliance. She also advises high net worth individuals on complex immigration matters.
"She is very helpful and accommodating."

Neil Shanghavi
has a growing reputation in the business immigration field. He often acts for US companies seeking to transfer employees to the UK. Other areas of work include Tier 2 sponsor licences and Brexit planning.
"He continues to stand out for his credibility and his ability to proactively plan for different potential scenarios." "He is very personable and very much a layman's person - he explains things really well."